How to get from Norwich to Birmingham

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from Norwich to Birmingham

You can get from Norwich to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Norwich to Birmingham on 18 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:30Norwich3h54 14:24Birmingham New Street
2 changes
06:30Norwich, Bus Station7h45 14:15Birmingham, Coach Station
1 change
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09:03Norwich4h04 13:07Birmingham New Street
2 changes
10:00Norwich4h07 14:07Birmingham New Street
2 changes
09:30Norwich, Bus Station7h40 17:10Birmingham, Coach Station
1 change

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Travel Information to Birmingham from Norwich

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £50
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 3 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £50 • 3 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Greater Anglia

Travel 134 miles (216 km) by coach or train from Norwich to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Greater Anglia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Norwich to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Norwich to Birmingham

Travel to Birmingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Norwich to Birmingham.

There are 2 ways to travel between Norwich and Birmingham including taking a coach or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Norwich to Birmingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average £10.

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is £40 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Norwich to Birmingham costing on average £50.

The fastest way from Norwich to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham from Norwich can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 40 min   on average.

The distance between Norwich and Birmingham is around 134 miles (216 km).

The average frequency per day from Norwich to Birmingham is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Norwich to Birmingham as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Norwich to Birmingham:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Norwich, Bus Station and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Norwich at Norwich and arrive in Birmingham at Birmingham New Street.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Norwich to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Megabus can get you to Birmingham by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Megabus from Norwich to Birmingham for £10 on Omio.
  • Travel with Greater Anglia to go to Birmingham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Greater Anglia Norwich to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £50.

Yes, there are direct services available between Norwich and Birmingham with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with Megabus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Birmingham as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Norwich to Birmingham.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Norwich to Birmingham often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Norwich and Birmingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Birmingham and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Norwich to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £10 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £50 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Norwich to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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